Trivial and Important Stuff in the Worlds of Sewing, Fashion, Literature.

Hi readers!  It’s amazing how long I’ve hung around in the sewing community.  Some things which were new many years ago are now reintroduced to a new audience.  Then again, there are revelations (sewing and otherwise) which make me happy and excited to gain that new knowledge.  Today, I have thoughts and links to share… Read More Trivial and Important Stuff in the Worlds of Sewing, Fashion, Literature.

Textiles from Other Lands: #Ajrak from Pakistan

In the southern region of Pakistan, there lies a province named Sindh.  Therein live some crafts people who are experts in the creation of 2 yard (approx.) pieces of cotton called “Ajrak” in a gloriously printed (and sometimes further embellished) form.  These are used as scarves for men and women, turbans, and in the modern… Read More Textiles from Other Lands: #Ajrak from Pakistan

Artist Rowan Mersh and Knit Fabric

What do coins, CDs, food skewers, toothpicks and knit fabric have in common? This…. There’s creativity, and then there is genius, uber-creative thinking which produces work like Rowan Mersh’s. In this short post, I want to share a few images of works by the English designer, as featured in the book “Fashioning Fabrics”, 2006, edited by Sandy Black,… Read More Artist Rowan Mersh and Knit Fabric